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Leslie Hittner, WinonaDailyNews.com, 15 hours ago
I am appalled! Employees of the Catholic Church all over this country are being told that if they express their beliefs with respect to same-sex marriage, artificial birth control, abortion and other politically sensitive issues that the Catholic church has a position on -- and if those statements are not in accordance with the beliefts and teachings of the Catholic Church -- they will be fired.
21 hours ago • , St. Louis Post-Dispatch
A female minister has settled a sexual abuse lawsuit involving a local African Methodist . . .
Move follows possible indecent exposure incident at school
By Laura Crimaldi Globe Staff January 15, 2015, Boston Globe
REVERE — The Archdiocese of Boston named a temporary administrator Wednesday for a Revere parish where a Catholic school worker was placed on leave after a report of three possible indecent exposure incidents. The parish pastor and two school employees, including the principal, have resigned.
Madeleine Baran · Jan 12, 2015, MPRnews
Internal archdiocese documents released Monday by a clergy sex abuse attorney claim former University of St. Thomas president Dennis Dease knew of child sex abuse allegations against a Catholic Studies professor for several years.
Jan. 12, 2015, 9:30 p.m, Newcastle Herald Editorial Australia
ALL 30 are dead, probably by suicide.
All 30 were abused by clergy or other religious officials in the Maitland-Newcastle Catholic diocese.
, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 9, 2015
A Lincoln County judge has ruled that a sexual-abuse civil case involving a local priest can proceed to trial.
Madeleine Baran · Jan 8, 2015, MPRNews
Three clergy sex abuse lawsuits against the Twin Cities archdiocese are headed for trial later this month amid uncertainty about whether the archdiocese will file for bankruptcy.
PTI New York, January 8, 2015 | UPDATED 15:27 IST, India Today
A 47-year-old Indian priest has been arrested in the US state of Florida on charges of possessing child pornography, with authorities saying he asked a 14-year-old boy to help him delete about 40 pornographic images of young boys from his phone.
By Julia Reischel, 1/6/15 - 9:11 pm Watershed Post
For four years, the name of a priest found responsible for sexually abusing minors has adorned the front of his parish's community center in the Delaware County village of Margaretville.
By Bob Susnjara, updated: 1/6/2015 9:05 AM, Daily Herald
Priests accused of sexual misconduct against children lived on a Mundelein seminary's grounds for more than a decade, their names unknown to the public until the recent release of previously secret Archdiocese of Chicago documents.